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   Edmund Clarence Stedman Papers, 1840-1960.

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Preferred Citation

E.C. Stedman Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1194
Bib ID:4079362 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908.
Title:Edmund Clarence Stedman Papers, 1840-1960.
Physical description:120 linear ft. (ca.76,000 items in 87 boxes which include 88 volumes, & 8 oversize items).
Language(s):In English
Access: Part of this collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 11 series .

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Description

Scope and Content

Personal and professional papers of Stedman, including correspondence, letter books, diaries, poetry manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, and genealogical materials for the Stedman and Dodge families. Correspondence and manuscripts of his mother, Elizabeth Clementine Dodge Stedman Kinney (1810-1889), poet and diarist, and of his granddaughter, Laura Stedman Gould (1881-1941), author and editor. Also, editions of Stedman's LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE including printed materials relating to the marketing; and an album of Civil War photographs by Mathew Brady, inscribed by the photographer to Laura H.W. Stedman as well as additional loose photographs by Brady.

1991 addition: Manuscript drafts and notecards for Edward M. Williams' "The Constructive Art", a study of Stedman's literary criticism.

Series I: Correspondence, Manuscripts, and Diaries

The cataloged correspondence boxes are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and chronologically within that organization. These boxes are located onsite and do not need to be requested ahead of time. When requesting material from this series please make sure to indicate on your call slip that you are requesting boxes from the cataloged portion of the collection.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 Part of this collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

E.C. Stedman Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Manuscripts & card file Processed 03/05/1993 HR

2 letters (Thayer & White) Cataloged 11/15/1994 HR

J.E. Bowen letter Cataloged 12/16/1994 HR

2 ms. poems of ECS about Lincoln, in bound vol. Added to collection 05/17/1995 HR

1 a.l.s. from ECS to M.W.Stryker Cataloged 08/20/1998 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Albums.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bas-reliefs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Book reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Card files.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Daguerreotypes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Engravings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Essays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Galley proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Genealogies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Glass phototransparencies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Guest registers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Indexes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letter books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letterpress copies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorandums.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notebooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Obituaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Printing plates.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Speeches.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American Academy of Arts and Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American literature--19th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American poetry--19th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Books--Reviews--19th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bowen, John Eliot, 1858-1890.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
CriticsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Field, Kate, 1838-1896.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gould, Laura Stedman, 1881-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keats-Shelley Memorial Association.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kinney, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Clementine), 1810-1889.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stockbrokers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Underhill, Edward F. (Edward Fitch), 1830-1898.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Winter, William, 1836-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women poets, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World (New York, N.Y. : 1860-1931)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

American poet, anthologist, stockbroker, Civil War journalist.

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